Stories about North Macedonia from November, 2007
The Balkans: Media Coverage
Seesaw of Balkan Powder Keg follows Western media's coverage of the volatile situation in the Balkans: “My dear friends all over the world, especially in Europe, please do not say once again, you did not know!”
Former Yugoslavia: Vladimir Arsenijevic's Piece
The Glory of Carniola discusses an article by a Serbian writer, which begins this way: “For all ex-Yugoslavs, but particularly for the Serbs, the Kosovo Albanians used to be simply ‘our negroes.’ Nowadays, however, they are cast as Serbia's arch-enemies […].”
Macedonia, Greece: FYROM
Edward Lucas shares his piece on Greece's problems with a neighboring country also known as FYROM.
Serbia, Macedonia: Travel Photos
Novala, Europa has a lot of new photos from Kosovo and Macedonia – here, here, here, and here.
Serbia, the EU: Stability and Association Pact
A Fistful of Euros writes about Serbia's Stability and Association Pact with the EU (SAA), to be signed in Jan. 2008: “It looks like Brussels is trying to strengthen the ‘liberal and Western’ strain of Serbia’s politics before December, when problems are likely to arise with Kosovo.”
The Balkans: Centre for Peace in the Balkans
Srebrenica Genocide Blog dissects the Canada-based Centre for Peace in the Balkans.
The Balkans: More on the Language Issue
Balkan Anarchist responds to Balkan Baby on the issue of the language(s) spoken in the Balkans.